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Azure SQL Database Threat Detection : What it is and How to set up

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With Azure SQL Database Threat Detection, Microsoft aims to provide a new layer of security to your Azure SQL database by detecting abnormal database activities which may indicate a common threat like SQL injection being the most common database attack. This feature will help customers detect and respond to potential threats as

Run Queries with SQL Database Query Editor available in Azure Portal


Microsoft has finally introduced a handy and very important feature for Azure SQL Database. If you were looking to running queries against an SQL database hosted on Azure cloud, your wish has just been granted by Microsoft. I was really missing this feature, to be honest. We are excited to announce the availability of an

Microsoft to increase read and write performance on Azure SQL Database

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In a blog post, Microsoft announced that it is improving the write performance across all Azure SQL Database plans, and additionally, doubling the read performance for the Premium databases. The performance upgrades are free of change and are available world-wide. Microsoft trusts that the expanded execution will take into account value enhancement of

Eight new services added to Azure Government certification scope

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Microsoft has announced eight new services for the certification scope in Microsoft Azure Government. The services include Azure Resource Manager, Automation, Azure Batch, Log Analytics, Azure Media Services, Policy Administration Service/RBAC, Redis Cache, and Scheduler. Each of these service offerings has received Joint Authorization Board (JAB) approval for addition to Azure Government’s P-ATO

Microsoft Azure Portal to get a new “Console” based user interface


If you are a regular user of Microsoft Azure Portal, you know the only current interface available to public is a graphical one. However, this is likely to change as Microsoft is working on something called "Azure Cloud Console" for the Azure Portal. Microsoft has built an integrated workflow that will enable

Microsoft announces Azure Advisor, a personalized recommendation engine

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Creating, building and deploying apps to Microsoft's cloud platform, Azure, might seem to be an easy task but at times configuring the resources correctly and being used optimally can be a challenging task. In order to help you achieve more with your apps and services, Microsoft is introducing a new recommendation portal. Azure

Azure N-Series VMs will be generally available on December 1

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After launching a preview of Azure Series back in August 2016, Microsoft has now announced the general availability of Azure N-Series virtual machines available to all starting December 1, 2016. Powered by  NVIDIA® GPUs , it will provide customers and developers access to industry-leading accelerated computing and visualization experiences. What is